GCSEs and GCSE grading explained

GCSEs (General Certificate of Secondary Education) are the main academic qualification taken in several subjects by the vast majority of pupils in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But, in England, there have been significant reforms to many of the topics studied within the subjects, as well as to the examinations themselves and […]

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Exam Insights: GCSE Physical Education

We have taken a detailed look at the examiner reports for the first GCSE PE 9–1 exams in order to understand the issues that students struggled with the most. The reports reveal the following common issues:   Understanding the question Using technical terms Mastering ‘forgotten’ topics Data analysis   UNDERSTANDING THE QUESTION A high proportion […]

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